Posts Tagged‘elderly’

Flu and The Elderly

This flu season has been one of the most alarming and intense outbreaks since 2009. News reports in various states covered the number of hospitalizations and deaths from the flu this year. The worry was intensified by individuals on social media and word-of-mouth among family members, friends, coworkers, and peers. In short, it was scary, especially for seniors. What is the flu? Influenza, also known as the flu,┬áis a contagious respiratory condition caused by two main types of influenza virus: type A and type B. There are also type C and type D, but they either do not affect humans…

Chairs For Stairs – And Other Age Defying Home Upgrades

Source Are you friends with an elderly person who may be needing more and more assistance as they age and you are considering helping them transition into a seniors residence? What if it isn’t what they want? Why not consider doing upgrades to their current home to help them maximise their independence? Some upgrades can be done by yourself, while others may need to get someone qualified to come and help. Read ahead for some easy upgrades to the home to make it safe for seniors. Stair Lifts Stair lifts are one of the best ways to allow an ageing…